Founded in 2006 by James W. Wagner in Hyde Park-Chicago, IL

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About the HPJS
Sunday Evening
Jazz Schedule
Support HPJS
11th Annual
Hyde Park Jazz Fest
Photos and Reviews

Photo: Farrad Ali Photography

Please join us at Room 43 for our weekly Sunday nights jazz concert!

This Sunday, July 16th,
we welcome bassist Micah Collier and his Alec Tet!

Room 43 - 1043 E. 43rd Street, Chicago
Sundays - two sets at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
"ROOM 43... one of the hippest places to spend a Sunday night!"
- Howard Reich (Chicago Tribune)

Annual Membership Meeting

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 18 - from 6 to 10 p.m.
Location: Room 43 (1043 E. 43rd Street)

Please join us for our annual membership meeting! Your annual donation of only $25 helps support all that we do, including scholarships for students to attend Jazz Camp, and the member card entitles you to one free admission on a Sunday of your choice.

Current members are invited, and soon-to-be members are encouraged to attend and can join at the door! Checks made payable to the Hyde Park Jazz Society or cash will be gratefully accepted. If it's been a year (or more) since your last contribution, please plan to attend and renew. The membership meeting begins at 6 p.m., followed by music from saxophonist Rajiv Halim's Quartet until 10 p.m. Light food and drink will be available for purchase.

Benefit Concert for

Thank you to all who attended our concert on June 14!
The event was a GREAT success!
And if you donated, thank you!

If you didn't know... Last year, during a performance, Diane suffered a devastating hemorrhagic stroke that has left her paralyzed on her left side and no longer able to care for herself. All proceeds from this concert will be used to provide care and needed support for her.

If you'd like to donate, with the help of the Logan Center/Univ. of Chicago we are still able to accept donations for Diane through the end of August.
Please see below.

Please support Diane Ellis!
  • check, please make payable to "University of Chicago"
    with Diane Ellis Donation noted in memo line, and mail to:
    Logan Center Box Office, 915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
  • credit card, please call UChicago Arts Box Office: 773-702-ARTS

Sunday Evening Jazz Series
Upcoming Schedule

Sun. July 16: Bassist Micah Collier's Alec Tet
Sun. July 23: Clarinetist/Saxophonist Victor Goines
Sun. July 30: Vocalist Joan Collaso hosts HPJS's 5th Sunday Jam
Sun. Aug. 06: Saxophonist Bernard Scavella
Sun. Aug. 13: Vibist Thaddeus Tukes
Sun. Aug. 20: Clarinetist/Saxophonist Victor Goines
Sun. Aug. 27: A Jazz Double-Bill Evening!!
     at 6pm - Morgan Park H.S. Jazz Band
     at 7:30pm - Saxophonist Jarrard Harris

PLEASE NOTE: More details are available on our "Sunday Evening Jazz Schedule" page.

"Third Tuesdays at Cafe Logan"

Our "Third Tuesday" series will return in the Fall!

Admission: FREE!
Parking: FREE in surface lot
Address: 915 E. 60th Street (first floor)
Light food and beer/wine are available!
Thanks to our Media Sponsor!
...also 90.7FM from Chicago's West Loop!

Our 11th Annual!
Two Days!

Saturday and Sunday
September 23 & 24, 2017

- Venues -
* James Wagner Main Stage on Midway *
* West Stage on Midway *
* Logan Center for the Arts * Oriental Institute Museum * Rockefeller Chapel * DuSable Museum * International House * Little Black Pearl * Smart Museum of Art * Hyde Park Bank * more stages TBA

Festival Benefit Concert
Thurs. June 22, 2017
The Promontory in Hyde Park
...featuring Christian Sands Trio!

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The Hyde Park Jazz Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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